Category Archives for Seasons

18. August 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

It has rained: now is the time to water plants!

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– auf Deutsch lesen – You may wonder why my next gardening thoughts arrives so unexpectedly in the middle of the week. This morning I heard the gentle patter of raindrops on leaves. A welcome sound after the many weeks … Continue reading

18. August 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

17. July 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

I’m on vacation

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– auf Deutsch lesen – I’m on vacation until mid-August recovering from this turbulent spring and I also wish you relaxing summer weeks. If you still need reading, I have a suggestion: Take care! Isabelle Van Groeningen

17. July 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

05. July 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

The garden in summer

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It is hard to believe that the time for summer holidays is really there. The longest day has come and gone. Our nightingale, that continued singing in the hope of finding a mate all of last summer, was obviously more … Continue reading

05. July 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

21. June 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Clump-forming Euphorbias for the Border

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– zur deutschen Version – Euphorbia may not be top of the wish list for many, but they really deserve a closer look, as they can add great character to a planting scheme. The genus Euphorbia contains a wide spectrum … Continue reading

21. June 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

14. June 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Foxgloves

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– zur deutschen Version – One of our most charming wildflowers are without doubt the foxgloves. This is the time of year when their impressive tall flower stems, clad with luminous purple nodding flowers bring great drama to shadier areas. … Continue reading

14. June 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

06. June 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

Roses particularly attractive for Bees

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– Die deutsche Version lesen – Last week I promised you more about roses. There are over 150 different species roses occurring in the wild, and over the past 400 years or more, more than 30.000 hybrids have been raised. … Continue reading

06. June 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

31. May 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

The Queen has arrived: the rose season has started

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– Zur deutschen Version – Having taken a strong dislike to roses very early on in life, it took many years before I accepted them back. I still don’t think they make a great contribution to the garden as a … Continue reading

31. May 2020 by Isabelle Van Groeningen

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